GRADUATING SENIORS

 If you are graduating in the next year (by Dec. 2021) now is the time to start your fulltime job search.  A complete, successful, get what you want full-time job search takes anywhere from 6 - 18 months (especially in a COVID-19 Economy).  Now is the time to get going! 

POPULAR RESOURCES

SENIOR ADVISING HOURS

ZOOM IN for Career Advice specific for Seniors/Grads!

WATCH A WEBINAR

Learn more about utilizing LinkedIn, preparing for virtual events or specific senior job search tips.

HELP FROM A FRIEND

Follow along as Sammy, a fellow senior engineer, shares the journey through the job search and shares advice from "in the know" Spartans!

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JOBS FEED

As many as 10 HOT Jobs per day PLUS Breaking News and Events!

VIRTUAL EVENTS TO ATTEND

Connect with employers still looking for intern, co-op and fulltime opportunities.

GET YOUR RESUME READY

Whether you're building your first RESUME or polishing up an existing one check check out these resources | The WHO Resume Development Method | Sample Resumes | Action Verb List | Resume Checklist We also have cover letter resources | Cover Letter Basics | Techie Cover Letter Tips

HANDSHAKE

Our online recruiting system, Handshake, connects employers with MSU students. Students can research companies, apply for jobs, register for events and send peers questions. Check out tips for getting started on Handshake 

MOCK INTERVIEWS

Virtual mock interview schedules will go live in Handshake soon! in the meantime, you can check out Interview Stream! You'll find premade interview sets that allow you to record your practice response and send to our staff (careers@egr.msu.edu) for feedback.

INTERVIEW PREPARATIONS 

The vast majority of organizations have moved to virtual operations.  This means that you will most likely be participating in video or phone interviews. Though it can be a bit challenging to make a connection with a recruiter using these virtual options, it is possible! Check out these resources to get started: Virtual Interview Webinar WHO Interview Method | Common Interview Questions

PREPARE FOR VIRTUAL FAIRS 

We've got a webinar that covers all things virtual career fairs! Plus make sure to check out Handshake's virtual launch kit + Video Requirements and Troubleshooting for Students

NEGOTIATIONS AND ACCEPTING OFFERS

Check out these tips and articles to negotiate your offer and help make that tough decision easier:  Average Salary Data by Major | Dos & Don'ts of Salary Negotiation | How to Evaluate a Job Offer | Take the Sure Thing or Wait for Something Better?

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Accepted an offer and ready to start planning for your future? Check out some of these great resources! Understanding your Finances | Credit Score | Example Credit Report

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES

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